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Australian soprano.

Patricia Howard spent two seasons in the company at Covent Garden. In 1950-51 she sang 2nd Boy in The Magic Flute, Micaëla and a Flower Maiden in the new production of Parsifal, as well as singing a Shining One in the premiere of The Pilgrim's Progress. She moved to Sadler's Wells for the 1951-52 season, making her debut as Mimì. She also sang Etain in the first major revival for many years of The Immortal Hour by Rutland Boughton. Over the next decade she sang a comprehensive range of the lyric soprano repertoire.

Roles in Scotland

Susanna the Countess's maid
Nozze di Figaro 1957
Nozze di Figaro 1958
Nozze di Figaro 1959
Tatyana Larina's elder daughter
Eugene Onegin 1957
Mimì a seamstress
Bohème 1957
Bohème 1958
Lauretta Schicchi's daughter, aged twenty-one
Gianni Schicchi 1957

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